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DLA Energy supports Hurricane Ida relief efforts
The DLA Mobile Command Vehicle, manned by the DLA Information Operational team of Joe Clark and Forrest O’Connor, arrived at the Emergency Operation Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to support efforts with Foster Fuels, FEMA, and the state of Louisiana on Sept. 8. DLA Energy activated the FEMA fuels contingency contract on Aug. 28 and began field reception operations and coordinate fuel deliveries on Aug. 30. Photo courtesy of DLA Energy Americas Calvin Williams
Sept. 27, 2021 - Task Force Americas is a team of DLA Energy employees who respond to and support a variety of emergency situations under the Defense Support of Civil Authorities mission. Their latest mission was providing fuel support to the FEMA following Hurricane Ida’s landfall on the Gulf Coast. 

DLA 60th Anniversary: Info Ops Employee Spotlight, Madeline Pera
Madeline Pera started working for DLA in 1975.
Sept. 27, 2021 - DLA is celebrating 60 years of logistics support since it was created Oct. 1, 1961. The theme is “Forged by History, Focused on the Future.” In this story, we highlight DLA Information Operations employee Madeline Pera who has been with the agency for 46 years.

DLA Acquisition connects employees, industry, academia
Members of the Insights into Industry Management Course that DLA Energy Customer Operations Team Supervisor Marlin Ingram attended observed coronavirus protocols.
Sept. 23, 2021 - Since its inception in 2018, the DLA Industry Academia Program has helped acquisition professionals strengthen their knowledge and understanding of the government and industry relationship.

MERC deploys to DLA Distribution Tobyhanna
Antonio Zaleski, Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania’s night shift PPP&M supervisor processes the first order using the Mobile Emergency Response Center September 9, 2021. The MERC deployed due to an installation-wide communication outage resulting from Hurricane Ida.
Sept. 23, 2021 - In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, major flooding on Pennsylvania’s east coast caused a high-level communications outage and access issues for repair workers. Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, lost total system access at 7:00 a.m. Sept. 2.

DLA Susquehanna Fire Department awarded international accredited status
Members of the Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna fire department located on Defense Distribution Center Susquehanna in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, received accredited agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International August 24, 2021.
Sept. 22, 2021 - The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Susquehanna Fire Department received accredited agency status with the Commission on Fire Accreditation International for meeting the criteria established through the CFAI’s voluntary self-assessment and accreditation program Aug. 24.

DLA 60th Anniversary Shout Out: Perry Knight, Deputy Commander, DLA Distribution
DLA Distribution Acting Director Independence Day Message
Sept. 22, 2021 - Perry Knight, Deputy Commander, DLA Distribution, sends a shout out to DLA for the 60th Anniversary.

Fuel facility expands resiliency on Guam
(From left to right) Air Force 36th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Flight Superintendent Master Sgt. Thomas Montgomery, Fuels Flight Commander Capt. Jared Holloway and Commander Lt. Col. Steven Anderson stand next to DLA Energy South-West Pacific Commander Navy Cmdr. Christopher Radke and 36th Mission Support Group Commander Air Force Col. Kenneth Herndon during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 1 to mark the completion of a new fuel tanker offload facility on Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Photo courtesy of DLA Energy South-West Pacific.
Sept. 22, 2021 - The 36th Logistics Readiness Squadron Fuels Management and DLA Energy South-West Pacific held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 1 to mark the completion of a new facility that will improve warfighter resiliency on the strategic Pacific air base.

Realignment of industrial hardware procurement to streamline support, yield savings
Army Sgt. Scott M. Peterson with the 1-150th Assault Helicopter Battalion, New Jersey Army National Guard, tightens a bleed plug on a main landing gear strut of a UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Sept. 5, 2018. The Defense Logistics Agency manages industrial hardware items such as bolts and seals used to maintain aircraft and vehicles.
Sept. 22, 2021 - Transfer of the industrial hardware supply chain from Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support to DLA Aviation and DLA Land and Maritime is expected to better align weapons system support and enable the agency to support growing missions of other defense and federal agencies.

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